Hallmarked Silver Engraved Sandringham Flatware Service made in 1959-63

£9,800

A very complete and extensive hallmarked silver engraved Sandringham flatware service for 12 persons. This wonderful set, which is in an unusual pattern (the pattern itself is not uncommon but the beautiful engraving makes it special), is very extensive.  

Date1959 - 1963
Made ByEdward Viner
LocationSheffield
Stock NumberFA247x15
FA247x15
Date:
1959 - 1963
Maker: Edward Viner
£9,800
Description

A very complete and extensive hallmarked silver engraved Sandringham flatware service for 12 persons made in 1959 – 1963 – all by the silversmith to the late George V, Edward Viner of Sheffield.

This wonderful set, which is in an unusual pattern (the pattern itself is not uncommon but the beautiful engraving makes it special), is very extensive and comprises:

12 soup spoons

12 table forks

12 dessert spoons

12 dessert forks

12 teaspoons

12 coffee spoons

12 starter/grapefruit spoons

12 table knives

12 dessert knives

12 fish knives

12 fish forks

12 fruit knives

12 fruit forks

6 serving spoons

Pair of fish servers

2 sauce ladles

5-piece carving set and a soup ladle

The majority of the pieces are fitted into a wooden chest some pieces i.e. the fish knives and forks are in tarnish proof wraps. Fish servers, sauce ladles, set and soup ladle not pictured – nor wooden box.

There are 172 pieces in total and is in good condition.

All the knives and fruit forks are dish washer safe as they have no filling inside (hard soldered) so they are very easy to maintain.

Maker
Edward Viner

Viners origins date back to Sheffield in the early 1900s. Emile Viner, together with his brother, Adolf, a director of Viner’s, Ltd., was one of the largest cutlery and silverware firms of the world. Viners Ltd was a well-established manufacturer of silverware, cutlery and pewter based in Bath Street, Sheffield.

As immigrant Jews, Adolf and Emile changed their name from Viener to Viner in November 1925. Also spelled Adolph Weiner when he was knighted by the Crown)

The company’s manufacture of helmets and other war items is described in Sheffield’s Great War and Beyond, by Peter Warr (Pen and Sword Books, 2015).

The hallmark for Viners Ltd. silver was registered to son Edward Viner: in 1932 it was “E.V” with figures and in 1964, it was “EV” with associated figures.

Viners – now part of The Rayware Group – is a highly distinguished and much loved brand, steeped in British Heritage.

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About William Walter Antiques

At the heart of William Walter Antiques is our dedication to providing our customers with beautiful silver of supreme quality, which celebrates all that is precious about sterling silver. Customer service also being paramount, our long-standing, devoted staff team go above and beyond the call of duty for all our clients. We believe it is this combination of passion and commitment that has kept our customers with us for many years.

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